IRS Form 2290 Payment through EFTPS

Tax payers reporting tax on a Highway motor truck have only three options to choose to make IRS tax payments

Electronic payment options are convenient, safe, and secure methods for paying taxes or user fees to the IRS. Taxpayers can authorize an electronic funds withdrawal, use a credit or debit card or enroll in the U.S. Treasury’s Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS)®. IRS is the only authorized body to debit your account or process for tax payments.

Electronic payment options give taxpayers an alternative to paying taxes or user fees by check or money order. Payments can be made 24/7. The electronic funds withdrawal and EFTPS options are free!


EFTPS: The Electronic Federal Tax Payment System


EFTPS, the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System, is a tax payment system provided free by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Pay federal taxes electronically via the Internet or phone 24/7. Visit EFTPS to enroll.

Businesses and Individuals can pay all their federal taxes using EFTPS. Both business and individual payments can be scheduled in advance. More than 9.5 million taxpayers are currently enrolled in the system. Since EFTPS started in 1996, there have been over 1 billion electronic payments made, totaling over $22.8 trillion!

EFTPS is …

  • Secure
  • Fast
  • Accurate
  • Convenient
  • Easy

A Secure Government Web Site

EFTPS via the Internet is a secure government web site that allows users to make federal tax payments. Every user must have a secure Internet browser with 128-bit encryption in order to access the site. To log on to the system, an enrolled user must be authenticated with three pieces of unique information: Taxpayer Identification Number (EIN or SSN), EFTPS Personal Identification Number (PIN) and an Internet Password. The combination of these three pieces of identification adds to the security of the site and the privacy of taxpayer data.

Convenience at Your Fingertips

EFTPS offers you the convenience and flexibility of making your tax payments via the Internet or phone. By 8:00 p.m.(ET) at least one calendar day in advance of the due date, you access EFTPS directly to report your tax information. You will instruct EFTPS to move the funds from your account to the Treasury’s account for payment of your federal taxes. Funds will not move from your account until the date you indicate. You receive an immediate acknowledgement of your payment instructions, and your bank statement will confirm the payment was made.

You can initiate your tax payment 24/7. As an added convenience, EFTPS allows taxpayers to schedule tax payments in advance. Businesses can schedule payments up to 120 days in advance of their tax due date. Individuals can schedule payments up to 365 days in advance of their tax due date. EFTPS will automatically make your payments for you on the due date you indicate. Scheduled payments can be changed or cancelled up to 2 business days in advance of the scheduled payment date.

You can use EFTPS to make all your federal tax payments, including income, employment, estimated and excise taxes.

EFTPS Enrollment

To use EFTPS you must first enroll.  To enroll, or for more information online, visit EFTPS or to receive an enrollment form, call EFTPS Customer Service:

  • 1-800-555-4477 (for business payments)
  • 1-800-316-6541 (for individual payments)
  • 1-800-733-4829 (TDD Hearing-Impaired)
  • 1-800-244-4829 (Español)
  • 1-800-555-8778 (EFTPS Internet)
  • 1-800-945-0966 (for Batch Provider payments)

Call our Support Center [HELP DESK] at 1-866-245-3918 for any queries or write to us at, At we are always happy to help you through your filing process.